Should telcos become banks? Should they own media companies?
These are just two of the questions we are asking in a very short poll of the Light Reading universe to get a general sense of "what time it is" for the communication service provider community.
The poll will inform some of the discussions we'll have at the upcoming 2020 Vision Executive Summit in Lisbon, but we'll also share the results here on Light Reading.
So, if you have a spare minute (and that's all it'll take) please vote in our poll by clicking on this link.
— Ray Le Maistre, Editor-in-Chief, Light Reading
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